How Much Material Do I Need? Volume Calculator
Measure twice, cut once, is the old saying. Planning your project, including accurate measurements and product estimates, helps ensure a successful outcome. Give our experts a call! Use our volume calculator tool and references images to determine how much product you need. Any questions?
1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot
27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard
7.5 cubic yards = 1 unit
One 5 gallon bucket = 0.67 cubic foot
144 square inches = 1 square foot
9 square feet = 1 square yard
43,560 square feet = 1 acre
How much area will a cubic yard cover at a given depth?
At 1/2″ deep, 640 square feet
At 1″ deep, 324 square feet
At 2″ deep, 162 square feet
At 3″ deep, 108 square feet
At 4″ deep, 81 square feet
At 6″ deep, 54 square feet
At 12″ deep, 27 square feet
Please note weights can vary due to moisture content.
Bark Mulch: 500-800 lbs/cubic yard
Compost: 800-1,100 lbs/cubic yard
Soils: 1,300-2,000 lbs/cubic yard
Gravel: 2,000-2,500 lbs/cubic yard
Sand: 2,000-2,300 lbs/cubic yard